Journal Club 8: Food Sources for Homeless Youth: An Evaluation of Food Availability at a Homeless Youth Drop-In Center

Recorded on 4/15/19

About the Webinar

This presentation will describe unaccompanied homeless youth (a very vulnerable and difficult to reach population), their food needs and how youth drop-in centers attempt to meet these needs. The presentation will also describe the types of food available to homeless youth at one such drop-in center.

Related JNEB article

About the Presenter

Irene Hatsu, PhD, RD, The Ohio State University

Dr. Hatsu is an Assistant Professor of Human Nutrition at The Ohio State University. She is also the Extension State Specialist for Food Security. Her research interests include: health consequences of food and nutrition insecurity in underserved and vulnerable populations; nutrition intervention for chronic disease prevention and management in vulnerable populations.

Education Benefits

Participants of this webinar will receive 1 CEU for live attendance. The webinar provides information on the following:

SNEB Nutrition Educator Competencies
Behavior and Education Theory
Food and Nutrition Policy

CDR Performance Indicators

12.1.1, 12.1.2, 12.1.3

CDR Learning Need Codes
4070, 4160, 4040